Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I persecuted this way unto the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women.
And I said, Lord, they know that I imprisoned and beat in every synagogue them that believed on you:
And cast him out of the city, and stoned him: and the witnesses laid down their clothes at a young man's feet, whose name was Saul.
And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and they were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.
And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest,
I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
1 Corinthians 15:9
For I am the least of the apostles, who am not fit to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, blameless.
1 Timothy 1:13
Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and insolent: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, who show unto us the way of salvation.
And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.
But when some were hardened, and believed not, but spoke evil of that way before the multitude, he departed from them, and separated the disciples, arguing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.
But this I confess unto you, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets: